Last edited 19 Feb 2017

Conservation articles and news

The Archaeologist meets Context

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Director Sean O’Reilly salutes IHBC trustees in his regular ‘Director’s Cut’ article which has also been recast as the IHBC’s annual update in CIfA’s member publication.

Reminder – nominate a retired member for the IHBC Marsh Award

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The award for Community Contribution (Retired Member) open to a retired IHBC Full Member who has, since their retirement, worked on the historic environment for the good of a community.

Unsafe memorials in cemeteries

A Commons Library briefing paper considers safety and actions to address the risk of accidents caused by unstable memorials in cemeteries in England and Wales.

Report on Heathrow airport expansion summarises heritage impacts

A Department for Transport (DfT) consultation has just been launched which explores the heritage impacts of proposed developments at Heathrow.

Northern Powerhouse - Growth Deals

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published growth deals set up to help fund local enterprise partnerships for projects that benefit the local area and economy.

Guidance on project grants focused on jobs and growth with heritage opportunities

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published guidance on grant funding for projects in England focused on jobs and growth in the rural economy while also offering heritage opportunities.

Cultural Heritage Workshop - Research Projects Parade

This event will be organized by the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) on Cultural heritage on 20 and 21 February in Brussels.

Parochial house attached to picturesque cathedral in Belfast to be listed

The Belfast Telegraph reports that the building at St Peter's Cathedral in west Belfast has been recommended by the Department of Communities for B1 listing, reserved for some of the most special constructions in the country.